Period
to 13 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Data Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Management over the 6 months to 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Management
UK
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 173 220 250
Rank change year-on-year +47 +30 -12
Permanent jobs citing Data Management 1,577 1,715 2,061
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.90% 1.51% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% 1.64% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 923 1,303 1,480
10th Percentile £33,730 £32,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,375 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £58,500 £59,250
Median % change year-on-year -1.71% -1.27% +7.73%
75th Percentile £75,000 £80,000 £76,360
90th Percentile £102,500 £110,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Data Management is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 76,792 104,892 137,408
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.47% 92.14% 92.30%
Number of salaries quoted 59,116 84,257 109,289
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -

Data Management
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Data Management as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Data Management in the UK

Data Management
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Data Management.

Salary trend for Data Management in the UK

Data Management
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Management over the 6 months to 13 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Data Management in the UK

Data Management
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Management within the UK over the 6 months to 13 April 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +34 1,292 £57,500 -4.17% 249
UK excluding London +19 682 £50,000 - 150
London +34 653 £67,000 -4.29% 112
Work from Home +16 346 £60,000 -42.17% 40
North of England +2 166 £47,500 +5.56% 37
South East -14 143 £53,500 +1.90% 33
Midlands +49 120 £45,000 -14.29% 29
East of England +112 106 £57,500 -8.00% 12
Yorkshire -16 78 £47,500 +18.75% 12
West Midlands +24 72 £47,500 -13.64% 21
North West +1 68 £47,500 -13.64% 18
Scotland +6 66 £55,000 +10.00% 16
South West -4 62 £50,000 +11.11% 22
East Midlands +40 48 £37,500 -26.83% 8
North East +13 20 £42,353 +30.32% 7
Wales +34 17 £37,000 -32.73% 1
Northern Ireland -5 2 - - 1

For the 6 months to 13 April 2021, IT jobs citing Data Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Data Management.

1 573 (36.33%) SQL
2 466 (29.55%) Analytics
3 412 (26.13%) Finance
4 395 (25.05%) Business Intelligence
5 385 (24.41%) Agile Software Development
6 368 (23.34%) Degree
7 361 (22.89%) Python
8 307 (19.47%) Microsoft
9 290 (18.39%) Azure
10 284 (18.01%) Data Quality
11 280 (17.76%) Data Warehouse
12 279 (17.69%) Data Modelling
13 278 (17.63%) Power Platform
14 277 (17.56%) Analytical Skills
15 274 (17.37%) AWS
16 268 (16.99%) ETL
16 268 (16.99%) Project Management
17 260 (16.49%) Power BI
18 244 (15.47%) SQL Server
19 199 (12.62%) Visualisation
20 197 (12.49%) Migration
21 196 (12.43%) Oracle
22 182 (11.54%) Data Architecture
23 181 (11.48%) Data Integration
24 180 (11.41%) Data Governance
25 178 (11.29%) Project Delivery
26 175 (11.10%) Problem-Solving
27 171 (10.84%) Microsoft Excel
28 168 (10.65%) Big Data
29 159 (10.08%) Java

Data Management
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 146 (9.26%) SAS
2 80 (5.07%) Apache Spark
3 41 (2.60%) SharePoint
4 35 (2.22%) Apache Airflow
5 30 (1.90%) CMS
6 21 (1.33%) Confluence
6 21 (1.33%) Luigi
7 17 (1.08%) Oracle Workflow
8 16 (1.01%) IIS
9 14 (0.89%) Apache
10 11 (0.70%) Apache Pig
11 5 (0.32%) ArcGIS
11 5 (0.32%) Jupyter
12 4 (0.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 4 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (0.25%) IBM Notes
12 4 (0.25%) Moodle
12 4 (0.25%) Totara
13 2 (0.13%) Documentum
13 2 (0.13%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 171 (10.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 66 (4.19%) Microsoft Office
3 29 (1.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 19 (1.20%) MS Visio
5 17 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (0.44%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (0.25%) SPSS
8 2 (0.13%) SPSS Modeler
9 1 (0.063%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.063%) PrintSoft PReS
9 1 (0.063%) ProjectWise
9 1 (0.063%) Revit
Business Applications
1 43 (2.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (1.08%) Payment Gateway
3 16 (1.01%) SAP S/4HANA
4 13 (0.82%) Shopify
5 12 (0.76%) Oracle Clinical
6 10 (0.63%) Adobe Campaign
7 9 (0.57%) Sentinel
8 6 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
9 5 (0.32%) Bond Adapt
9 5 (0.32%) SAP Business One
10 4 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
11 3 (0.19%) Markit EDM
11 3 (0.19%) Movex
11 3 (0.19%) NetSuite
11 3 (0.19%) PolarLake
11 3 (0.19%) SAP CO
11 3 (0.19%) SAP ERP
11 3 (0.19%) SAP FI
11 3 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
11 3 (0.19%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 290 (18.39%) Azure
2 278 (17.63%) Power Platform
3 274 (17.37%) AWS
4 82 (5.20%) Azure Data Factory
5 68 (4.31%) GCP
5 68 (4.31%) Serverless
6 61 (3.87%) AWS Lambda
7 60 (3.80%) Amazon EC2
8 52 (3.30%) Amazon ECS
9 46 (2.92%) PaaS
10 41 (2.60%) Microsoft 365
11 35 (2.22%) SaaS
12 34 (2.16%) IaaS
13 29 (1.84%) Logic Apps
14 28 (1.78%) Dynamics 365
15 24 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
16 20 (1.27%) Azure Stack
17 19 (1.20%) PowerApps
18 15 (0.95%) Amazon Kinesis
19 10 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 23 (1.46%) Firewall
1 23 (1.46%) Internet
2 16 (1.01%) HTTP
3 13 (0.82%) FTP
4 11 (0.70%) Network Security
5 7 (0.44%) Unified Communications
6 6 (0.38%) SMS
7 4 (0.25%) Intrusion Detection
7 4 (0.25%) SSL
7 4 (0.25%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.19%) Intranet
8 3 (0.19%) VPN
9 2 (0.13%) SAN
10 1 (0.063%) 5G
10 1 (0.063%) DNS
10 1 (0.063%) LAN
10 1 (0.063%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (0.063%) VLAN
10 1 (0.063%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 280 (17.76%) Data Warehouse
2 260 (16.49%) Power BI
3 244 (15.47%) SQL Server
4 168 (10.65%) Big Data
5 138 (8.75%) Relational Database
6 133 (8.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 115 (7.29%) Tableau
8 108 (6.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 103 (6.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 95 (6.02%) PostgreSQL
11 81 (5.14%) MySQL
12 79 (5.01%) NoSQL
13 76 (4.82%) Data Lake
14 72 (4.57%) Hadoop
15 62 (3.93%) RDBMS
16 52 (3.30%) Amazon Aurora
17 46 (2.92%) Azure SQL Database
18 42 (2.66%) Microsoft Analysis Services
19 35 (2.22%) QlikView
20 32 (2.03%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 61 (3.87%) Git (software)
2 36 (2.28%) JIRA
3 21 (1.33%) Jenkins
4 15 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (0.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 10 (0.63%) Maven
7 9 (0.57%) Gradle
7 9 (0.57%) Subversion
7 9 (0.57%) Visual Studio
8 8 (0.51%) webpack
9 7 (0.44%) Bitbucket
10 6 (0.38%) ERwin
11 5 (0.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (0.32%) MSBuild
11 5 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
12 4 (0.25%) GitLab
12 4 (0.25%) ProC
12 4 (0.25%) Selenium
13 3 (0.19%) Eclipse
13 3 (0.19%) Liquibase
General
1 412 (26.13%) Finance
2 154 (9.77%) Pharmaceutical
3 120 (7.61%) Banking
4 98 (6.21%) Marketing
5 69 (4.38%) Retail
6 54 (3.42%) Legal
7 39 (2.47%) Advertising
8 37 (2.35%) Law
9 27 (1.71%) Public Sector
10 25 (1.59%) Front Office
10 25 (1.59%) Telecoms
11 22 (1.40%) Games
12 20 (1.27%) Manufacturing
13 19 (1.20%) Automotive
13 19 (1.20%) Publishing
14 16 (1.01%) Private Banking
15 14 (0.89%) Back Office
15 14 (0.89%) Local Government
16 13 (0.82%) Financial Institution
17 11 (0.70%) Czech Language
Job Titles
1 238 (15.09%) Analyst
2 204 (12.94%) Architect
3 197 (12.49%) Developer
4 193 (12.24%) Data Manager
5 142 (9.00%) Data Engineer
6 140 (8.88%) Data Analyst
7 132 (8.37%) Data Architect
8 118 (7.48%) Programmer
9 99 (6.28%) Consultant
10 90 (5.71%) Software Engineer
11 58 (3.68%) AWS Engineer
12 56 (3.55%) Data Consultant
13 54 (3.42%) AWS Developer
13 54 (3.42%) Solutions Architect
14 53 (3.36%) AWS Software Engineer
14 53 (3.36%) Developer/Software Engineer
15 52 (3.30%) Software Programmer
16 43 (2.73%) Python Developer
16 43 (2.73%) Senior Manager
17 42 (2.66%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (7.86%) Web Services
2 72 (4.57%) .NET
3 64 (4.06%) Kafka
4 53 (3.36%) gRPC
5 46 (2.92%) REST
6 44 (2.79%) HTML
7 39 (2.47%) XML
8 37 (2.35%) CSS
9 27 (1.71%) J2EE
10 20 (1.27%) JSON
11 18 (1.14%) AngularJS
12 16 (1.01%) React
12 16 (1.01%) Spring Boot
13 15 (0.95%) Flask
13 15 (0.95%) Node.js
14 14 (0.89%) Middleware
14 14 (0.89%) Spark Streaming
15 11 (0.70%) SOAP
15 11 (0.70%) Spring
16 10 (0.63%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 277 (17.56%) Analytical Skills
2 134 (8.50%) Management Information System
3 101 (6.40%) Life Science
4 64 (4.06%) Hedge funds
5 52 (3.30%) Pricing Data
6 47 (2.98%) Data Structures
7 40 (2.54%) Self-Motivation
8 35 (2.22%) Reference Data
9 33 (2.09%) Mobile App
10 22 (1.40%) NHS
10 22 (1.40%) User Experience
11 21 (1.33%) Analytical Mindset
11 21 (1.33%) Public Cloud
12 19 (1.20%) Data Centre
12 19 (1.20%) Greenfield Project
12 19 (1.20%) Virtual Team
13 18 (1.14%) Biotechnology
14 17 (1.08%) CMDB
15 14 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
15 14 (0.89%) Pharmacovigilance
Operating Systems
1 52 (3.30%) Linux
2 44 (2.79%) Windows
3 24 (1.52%) Unix
4 11 (0.70%) Windows Server
5 5 (0.32%) Android
6 4 (0.25%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.25%) Windows 10
6 4 (0.25%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.19%) Solaris
7 3 (0.19%) VMS
8 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2016
8 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 466 (29.55%) Analytics
2 395 (25.05%) Business Intelligence
3 385 (24.41%) Agile Software Development
4 279 (17.69%) Data Modelling
5 268 (16.99%) ETL
5 268 (16.99%) Project Management
6 199 (12.62%) Visualisation
7 197 (12.49%) Migration
8 182 (11.54%) Data Architecture
9 181 (11.48%) Data Integration
10 180 (11.41%) Data Governance
11 178 (11.29%) Project Delivery
12 175 (11.10%) Problem-Solving
13 155 (9.83%) Data Analysis
14 152 (9.64%) Validation
15 137 (8.69%) Data Science
15 137 (8.69%) DevOps
16 136 (8.62%) Software Engineering
17 129 (8.18%) Stakeholder Management
18 124 (7.86%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 573 (36.33%) SQL
2 361 (22.89%) Python
3 159 (10.08%) Java
4 88 (5.58%) T-SQL
5 84 (5.33%) R
6 75 (4.76%) C#
6 75 (4.76%) JavaScript
7 33 (2.09%) Scala
8 32 (2.03%) C
8 32 (2.03%) VB
9 30 (1.90%) C++
10 28 (1.78%) PL/SQL
11 26 (1.65%) PowerShell
12 25 (1.59%) VBA
13 24 (1.52%) Bash Shell
14 15 (0.95%) TypeScript
15 12 (0.76%) VB.NET
16 10 (0.63%) SAS Macro
17 9 (0.57%) ABAP
17 9 (0.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 368 (23.34%) Degree
2 52 (3.30%) Security Cleared
3 44 (2.79%) Computer Science Degree
4 38 (2.41%) SC Cleared
5 36 (2.28%) Master's Degree
6 17 (1.08%) DBS Check
6 17 (1.08%) PhD
7 13 (0.82%) Numerate Degree
8 9 (0.57%) BPSS Clearance
8 9 (0.57%) CISSP
8 9 (0.57%) PMI Certification
9 8 (0.51%) DV Cleared
10 7 (0.44%) HND
10 7 (0.44%) Oracle Certification
11 6 (0.38%) Postgraduate
12 5 (0.32%) CISM
12 5 (0.32%) MBA
12 5 (0.32%) PMP
13 4 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
13 4 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 284 (18.01%) Data Quality
2 113 (7.17%) QA
3 60 (3.80%) CDISC
4 52 (3.30%) Good Clinical Practice
5 45 (2.85%) GDPR
6 29 (1.84%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 26 (1.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 12 (0.76%) PMO
9 9 (0.57%) SLA
10 8 (0.51%) PCI DSS
11 6 (0.38%) EMIR
11 6 (0.38%) GxP
11 6 (0.38%) HIPAA
11 6 (0.38%) MiFID
12 4 (0.25%) IFRS
13 3 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
13 3 (0.19%) ISO 9001
13 3 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 3 (0.19%) NIST
13 3 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 36 (2.28%) Docker
2 24 (1.52%) Active Directory
3 14 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.32%) LXC
7 3 (0.19%) HDFS
8 2 (0.13%) Firmware
9 1 (0.063%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.063%) IAG
9 1 (0.063%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 32 (2.03%) Kubernetes
2 10 (0.63%) Terraform
3 7 (0.44%) AirWatch
3 7 (0.44%) Jamf Pro
4 5 (0.32%) Ansible
4 5 (0.32%) Grafana
4 5 (0.32%) Prometheus
5 3 (0.19%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.13%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.063%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.063%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.063%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.063%) Nessus
7 1 (0.063%) Oozie
7 1 (0.063%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.063%) SCCM
Vendors
1 307 (19.47%) Microsoft
2 196 (12.43%) Oracle
3 91 (5.77%) SAP
4 76 (4.82%) Informatica
5 65 (4.12%) Google
6 54 (3.42%) Sybase
7 40 (2.54%) Salesforce.com
8 39 (2.47%) IBM
9 30 (1.90%) ServiceNow
10 29 (1.84%) Talend
11 24 (1.52%) Facebook
11 24 (1.52%) Teradata
12 23 (1.46%) Databricks
13 19 (1.20%) Twitter
13 19 (1.20%) VMware
14 17 (1.08%) Adobe
14 17 (1.08%) YouTube
15 14 (0.89%) Alteryx
15 14 (0.89%) Cloudera
16 13 (0.82%) Elastic Path